Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 284 267
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.050% 0.067% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +58.62% -30.95%
10th Percentile £31,975 £29,650 £31,875
90th Percentile £41,875 £58,750 £41,625
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4601 4341 3719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.01% 57.93% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3916 3840 3258
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,925
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Manchester

VB6
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Manchester.

Salary trend for VB6 in Manchester

VB6
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +10 2 £35,000 -
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (50.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C#

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#